Co-operatives: ‘Schools for Democracy’

Co-operatives: ‘Schools for Democracy’

Cooperative enterprises provide the organizational means whereby a significant proportion of humanity is able to take into its own hands the tasks of creating productive employment, overcoming poverty and achieving social integration. They constitute a model for a people-centred and sustainable form of societal organization, based on equity, justice and solidarity.

Agricultural Co-ops a Means to Achieving Food Security

Agricultural Co-ops a Means to Achieving Food Security

To launch 2012 as the International Year of Co-operatives, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) co-organized this side event, presented on October 31, 2011.

Water, Grass, and Livestock – Riparian Grazing Bibliography

Water, Grass, and Livestock – Riparian Grazing Bibliography

An annotated bibliography of Riparian Grazing publications from the Land Stewardship Project. There are sections on the stream bank, the riparian-influenced landscape beyond, and the influential uplands. Such aspects as sedimentation, insects, forest buffers, pasture systems, and issues unique to the